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Would you like to become a mentor teacher for Georgia State University?

Georgia State University has initial teacher education programs in various fields. If you are interested in becoming a mentor teacher for Georgia State, please submit an email stating your interest to the Office of Field Placements at with your current teaching position (school, county and content field) and your contact information. We will forward your information to the Georgia State program faculty.


Mentor teachers are current certified teachers who allow Georgia State student interns to complete their field placements in their classroom during the fall and/or spring semester. The mentor teacher is a valued member of the education community, as they are expected to assist in scaffolding and shaping future educators.

Recommended qualifications include:

  • Current certified teacher employed and teaching in their own classroom.
  • Minimum of three years of teaching experience.
  • Willingness to mentor, collaborate with and assist a pre-service teacher as they assume additional responsibilities in the classroom.

Listed below are the initial teacher education programs at GSU:

Birth through Five (B-5)

Early Childhood and Elementary Education (K-5)

Middle Level Education (4-8)

Middle and Secondary Education (6-12 in English, Math, Science and Social Studies)

English for Speakers of Other Languages (E.S.O.L.) (K-12)

Special Education (K-12)

Art Education (K-12)

Health and Physical Education (K-12)

Speech-Language Pathology (K-12)

Deaf Education (K-12)

World Languages & CulturesTeacher Certification

Music Education (K-12)

Trade and Industrial Education (K-12)